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Anaheim Ducks Players Show Support for World Duchenne Day and Help Raise Funds for CureDuchenne

Anaheim Ducks Players Celebrating World Duchenne Day with Duchenne muscular dystrophy patients at the Getzlaf Golf Shootout in Dana Point, California to raise funds for nonprofit CureDuchenne. (Photo: Business Wire)

NEWPORT BEACH, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--

The Anaheim Ducks came out in force today to help raise funds for CureDuchenne, a national nonprofit focused on funding and finding a cure for Duchenne dystrophy at the 9th Annual Getzlaf Golf Shootout held in Orange County, California.

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Anaheim Ducks team captain Ryan Getzlaf and his wife Paige have hosted the event for nine years, raising nearly $3 million for CureDuchenne. The event includes a celebrity golf tournament and a star-studded MVP Party. The Getzlaf Golf Shootout brings together Anaheim Ducks players, celebrities, Orange County philanthropists and business leaders to help raise funds to find a cure for Duchenne muscular dystrophy, the most common and severe form of muscular dystrophy that primarily affects boys.

Pictured from left to right back row Ducks players: Korbinian Holzer, Ryan Getzlaf, Nick Ritchie, Hampus Lindholm, Jakob Silfverberg, Ryan Miller, Rickard Rakell, Teemu Selanne

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